The best coffee products May 2019
By Carla Snuggs
It’s no secret, that I am addicted to coffee! It is my blood type! My birthstone is a coffee bean! So, I’ve decided to regularly feature some of the best coffee, coffee accessories, coffee machines and the latest in brewing techniques on monthly basis. This month, I’ve found some incredible new brands and accessories and I am so happy to share them with you!
Terra Kaffe is a new D2C coffee brand. They built a new fully automatic espresso machine that brews from fresh whole beans. Just one touch for a perfect cup with no needless waste from pods or capsules. It brews a full range of espresso drinks (cappuccinos, lattes and more) with all features from milk, to bean grind, temperature, to water firmness all customizable to the user. Built with elegant operation and European design in mind.
What I love about Terra Kaffe:
Free home delivery
30-day free trial
In-house customer support
Terra Kaffe was inspired by one of the co-founders poor shopping experience seeking a new espresso machine. He was looking for a machine that would be convenient enough to fit into a busy lifestyle while also not having to resort to pod-based coffee, but found no suitable alternative. Terra Kaffe was founded with the ambition to offer people an option to graduate away from their Nespresso machines and conveniently enjoy the taste of freshly ground & brewed espresso coffee in the comfort of their home. Shop: Terrakaffe.com
Much like wines, coffee is graded by professional cuppers and only beans that are rated 86 points or higher (on scale of 100) are designated as "gourmet." Grumpy Goat only imports coffee beans rated as gourmet. It is not easy for shoppers to always know if their coffee is commercial grade vs gourmet grade and fancy packaging can be deceptive. Grumpy Goat offers bi-weekly or monthly shipment programs. Brian Abernathy is the founder and master roaster of Grumpy Goat Coffee, located in Bonita Springs, Florida. Grumpy Goat Coffee was founded in 2016 with the goal of making freshly roasted, single origin and gourmet grade coffee both exciting and approachable. Brian focuses on coffee that is high altitude, 100% Arabica and is fully traceable. Examples of regions he imports these high quality beans from include Ethiopia, Peru, Sumatra, Honduras and several others. Shop: Grumpygoat.com
Angels' Cup, a blind coffee tasting club with a mission to help people develop their sense of taste. The Black Box is a collection of coffees from third wave roasters.Each coffee is blindly labeled and a number on the bag matches a card included in the box so the taster can identify each coffee's origin, roaster, and some tasting notes. Anyone can use their free app to record their tasting notes and compare answers with the roasters and other users. Shop Angelscup.com
Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee
Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee tastes so delicious and how it will keep you caffeinated all day long. The tasty cold brew coffee is made with handpicked organic beans that are roasted to perfection, cold brewed for 18-24 hours, double filtered and then bottled quickly. The end result is a delicious non-GMO cold brew coffee that contains twice as much caffeine as traditional cold brew coffee. It’s important to note Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee is made with rBST-free milk. There are a wide variety of Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee flavors:
Vietnamese Coffee. This creamy, silky drink is purely wholesome. It’s made with whole milk, organic cold brew coffee and condensed milk.
New Orleans Style Chicory Coffee. An ode to the Big Easy, these delicious cold brew is made with whole milk, organic cold brew coffee, organic chicory and organic brown sugar.
Caffe Latte. Kick start your morning with this delicious drink, made with two simple ingredients - organic cold brew coffee and whole milk.
Dark Chocolate Mocha. This velvety drink is brewed with whole milk, organic cold brew coffee, organic cocoa and organic cane sugar.
Black Coffee with Maple and Brown Sugar. It’s mixed with maple and brown sugar to deliver a simple, easy and delicious cold brew.
Cold Brew Ready to Drink. Grab it and go! Enough said.
16 oz. Cold Brew Concentrate. Contains six servings.
32 oz. Cold Brew Concentrate. Contains three times the concentrate and 12 delicious servings.
Precidio Kafe in the Box
Ditch the disposable cup! Every person needs a tea, coffee, or hot beverage fix! This stylish and light double walled reusable coffee/tea travel cup, fits car holders, hugs your lips, and doesn’t spill. It comes in 12 & 16 oz. sizes and in White, Silver, Bronze, Black. Available online: Amazon.com
Giusto Sapore Espresso and Coffee
Italian coffee is recognized as one of the best in the world, and what better way to kick off your morning or fuel your afternoon with a true authentic taste from Italy! Giusto Sapore’s gourmet espresso and gourmet coffees are hand-picked, ensuring only the freshest quality and robust flavor that goes with Italian Roasted Coffee. The coffee is also roasted and grounded by one of Italy’s premier coffee producers – perfect for those coffee snobs! Flavors include Roasted Chocolate, Roasted Hazelnut, and Roasted Irish Cream coffee for those who wish mix it up.
Disclosure: Press samples were provided by the brand/PR for editorial consideration, product testing, photography and honest review.
If you are a coffee related brand or roaster, feel free to email me for feature in the next guide!